Books for the times

The Big Switch gets a nice recommendation from Newsweek. It’s #4 on the magazine’s list of Fifty Books for Our Times. Here are the top ten:

1. The Way We Live Now, by Anthony Trollope

2. The Looming Tower, by Lawrence Wright

3. Prisoner of the State, by Zhao Ziyang

4. The Big Switch, by Nicholas Carr

5. The Bear, by William Faulkner

6. Winchell, by Neal Gabler

7. Random Family, by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

8. Night Draws Near, by Anthony Shadid

9. Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely

10. God: A Biography, by Jack Miles